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Feb 22, 2013 11:00am PST
is approved boeing hopes to have the dreamliner flying again by april. >>> the largest orchid show in the u.s. just opened its doors right here in the bay area pap bob redell is live at ft. mason in san francisco with a look at some of the unusual flowers. are you now an orchid expert, bob? >> reporter: i am definitely an orchid expert. good morning to you. when the doors opened here about an hour ago there was a long line out front. you can see why. people want to come here. these are really just unusual creatures, these flowers here. there's just so many different species. i could go on and on about it b you i know someone who is a little bit more of an expert, the author of the book "the orchid whisperer," the orchid whisperer himself, bruce roberts. >> great to have you at the show. don't steal anything. >> new hybrid from chinese orchids. the first time it's ever been shown in public. the size, the color, the way it grows, it's made it a crowd favorite. >> reporter: look at this right here, that doesn't look like an orchid to me. >> it doesn't even have any leaves? our famous orchid in t
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Feb 5, 2013 11:00am PST
it on a future agenda and also call on the city to join a case currently before the u.s. supreme court aimed at overturning the defense of marriage act. that one defines marriage is the legal union between a man and a woman. now, this question will not receive the mayor's support. in a recent interview, the mayor says while he does support civil unions and domestic partnerships, he draws the line at marriage. >>> mother nature is still a little bit sad about the 49ers loss. >> right? >> i still say she's a raiders fan. >> that's true. >> she's got her colors right. let's go, oakland, although we want to forget about last season. temperatures are looking good as you can see. it's kind of a dreary day out there. not a great day to go out there and bathe in the sun, but you might find a sliver of sunshine in san jose. 51 degrees down there. 52 in livermore and 53 in san francisco. not too bad temperaturewise. about 3 to 4 degrees away from reaching our highs today. not going to be that warm, however, cool, cloudy, most of the shower activity stays to our north. by wednesday, that sun comes back
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Feb 15, 2013 11:00am PST
has been investigating nasa ames for the past four years. the congressmen say the u.s. attorney's office in northern california wants to bring criminal charges but has been blocked by the justice department. the u.s. attorney's office denies that claim. >>> we have new video from a courtroom in south africa. in one fatal night olympian oscar pistorius went from local superstar and international hero to standing trial for premeditated murder. during his very first hearing while these charges are being read he breaks down in tears. michelle kosinski witnessed it all in the courtroom. >> reporter: olympian oscar pistorius, accustomed to the cheer of victory, keeps his head down, now shielding his face from cameras to and from court. today the world press gathered him around while he's charged with the murder of his girlfriend shot three times in the head and body in pistorius's upscale well-secured home around 4:00 a.m. thursday. at 30, a cover girl, law school grad, soon to be reality show contestant was about to give a valentine's day talk about empowering women. instead her hear
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Feb 21, 2013 11:00am PST
the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. the president has expressed his support for gay marriage saying his administration would do whatever it could to promote marriage equality. this morning in san francisco, we spoke to one of the original plaintiffs involved in the california case for marriage equality. stewart gaffney says he and his partner married back in 2008 and have dedicated their relationship to the cause. >> we've actually spent a lot of our married life working for the freedom to marry. we think it's the best way the honor our wedding vows, to work for the right for everyone to be able to say "i do." and in the year 2013, we're really hoping this country makes up its mind and says once and for all that all americans deserve equal marriage rights under the law. >> the obama administration has until the end of the month to intervene in this case by filing a friend of the court brief. the u.s. supreme courts will take up this case sometime next month. >>> investigators are trying to figure out how a man ended up dead at the montgomery b.a.r.t. station in san f
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Feb 1, 2013 11:00am PST
reforms to avoid a federal takeover. >>> new details to tell you about after a suicide bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey. at least one person now confirmed dead. several others are wounded as investigators there try to figure out exactly who is behind this attack. local reporters say the bomber is a turkish citizen. witnesses say he entered the u.s. embassy compound in ankara through a side gate and he made it as far as the first x-ray machine before finally detonating and explosive, killing both himself and a security guard. the u.s. embassy has acknowledged this attack did happen through a statement thanking turkish authorities for their assistance. they say at this point there will be more details coming and will be issued later. >>> now, to the big game. the quest for six and a lot of people calling this one the harbowl. brothers john and jim harbaugh giving their press conference this morning. they talked about how they're preparing for the big day and the reality that one of them will be going home very did i pointed when this game is all over. >> you do think about sh obviously
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Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
congressman. just yesterday he testified on the department of defense's response to the attack on u.s. facilities in benghazi. panetta was the director of the cia at the time osama bin laden was killed. no word on what he plans to do or if he will move back to his home on the central coast. an armed forces farewell ceremony will be held later today. >>> san jose international airport could soon become home to a brand new private airport for google executives. the $82 million project would include an executive terminal, hangars and ramp space to accommodate google's largest business jets. the proposed airport would bring in nearly $3 million a year in rent and would create hundreds of permanent jobs and up to 200 construction jobs. the san jose city council is expected to vote on this proposal coming up in april. >>> texas governor rick perry stepping up his campaign to try to steal business away from california. perry planning to visit silicon valley, san francisco and los angeles during a four-day trip that starts this sunday. he's planning to tell people that texas is a better place
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Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
year in the senate, john kerry arrived at his new job in the u.s. state department. he arrived to a warm and supportive welcome from state department employees. during brief comments to his new staff, secretary kerry was quick to thank his predecessor secretary clinton and foreign service employees. >> from my conversations with hillary, how passionate she was about this undertaking and how much confidence and gratitude she had for the work that every single one of you do. and i just want to join with all of you today in saying to her, job well done, the nation is grateful, the world is grateful, thank you, hillary clinton, and thank you, her team. thank you. >> kerry, who was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state on friday spoke with leaders in the middle east, asia and mexico over the weekend. >>> one of the first issues kerry will have to deal with, new accusations china is hacking american companies. scott mcgrew said those accusation are coming from the highest level. >> yeah, good morning. google chairman eric schmidt is going to take china to task in a new book thats h
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
that are already open on saturdays will stay open on saturdays. now this morning at a news conference the u.s. postmaster general says the elimination of saturday mail is necessary to save about $2 billion a year. money that is badly needed. just last year the postal service lost almost $16 billion. that was a record amount. it was so bad it defaulted on billions of dollars of payments to its pension fund. the post office blames some of its recent troubles on the internet as more and more customers stop buying stamps and instead pay their bills online, which is free and much more convenient. >> letter care yertss tell me, mr. donahue, get the five-day, preserve package delivery on saturday. customers want that. we don't have enough mail to sustain that. they know that. >> everything in my post box is flyers and bills. >> on saturdays? >> on every day. >> so you are not going to miss either of those? >> rightp. >> i'm disappointed in the way the government's going right now. they're closing all these jobs down for people. and basically it's a tragic thing. a lot of jobs lost by that, don't you
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am PST
. it ultimately killed a u.s. ambassador. we'll let you know why the secretary of defense is standing behind the military's response. >>> plus -- >> until that time, she should shut up. >> new jersey governor chris christie responds to a doctor's comments about his weight. >>> does apple have too much money and who would be upset about that? we'll take a look in business news. at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance. because what you don't know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that weeping willows have invasive roots? what if you didn't know that a trampoline... could affect your liability? and what if you didn't know that most cars... get broken into when the weather warms up? here, buddy. the more you know, the better you can plan for what's ahead. get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa -dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the new fiber one caramel nut protein bar. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable un
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Feb 27, 2013 11:00am PST
for a month in peru has reportedly been spotted. the u.s. embassy in peru says garrett hand and jamie neal were recently seen in a remote village heading for ecuador. the couple is on a cycling trip that began in november, but friends and relatives lost contact with them back in january. >>> u.s. coast guard right now investigating a distress call that sent them searching for a family stuck out in the ocean as nothing more than a hoax. the coast guard also looking into whether that family even existed at all. a distress call was made around 4:00 sunday afternoon. the man on the radio said he and his family were abandoning their boat off the monterey coast. harbor masters in that area, they say there are no reports of missing boaters. hundreds of dress crew crews including the california air national guard scoured that area of about 20,000 miles wide looking for the family. >>> the west sacramento police officer accused of raping women while he was on duty is set to appear in court for the first time this afternoon. sergio alvarez is charged with 35 counts including kidnapping, sexual assau
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Feb 14, 2013 11:00am PST
japan but they will confirm its tsunami debris. last year, the u.s. military boat recovered a japanese buoy off the big island of hawaii. >>> moving to other news, american airlines and us airways making it official this valentine's day. yes, they are getting married. a merger scott mcgrew says doesn't have a whole lot of romance. >> good morning. the strange thing about this new marriage is executives at american didn't want it. us airways has been trying to find a partner for quite some time and it found one in american. although the new airline will be called american, it's really us airways. the smaller company taking over the bigger company. us airways is generally not the favorite of travelers or travel riders. one airline executive went so far as to call us airways the ugly person that nobody wanted to marry. he's since apologized. what does all this mean to you and you? frequent flyer miles are not affected, at least for now. it will be a couple of years before they do that. if you have tickets for both, you can't combine miles together, at least not yet. the actual tickets and
NBC
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
to the north korean leader at an exhibition game in pyongyang, north korea. u.s. players played on mixed teams, ending in a tie. kim jong-un is said to be a big basketball fan. rodman also spoke to the crowd telling kim, quote, you have a friend for life. >>> giants star tim lincecum could soon be headed to court. his former landlord is accusing the pitcher of trashing his mission district townhome back in 2011 causing at least $200,000 in damage, something lincecum strongly denies. he says he's prepared to fight the case in open court but would rather handle it in a closed-door arbitration. the case is on hold while the court decides where it belongs. >>> alex smith is headed for kansas city and his now former teammates are letting him know what they really think and it's all good. 49 erdz tackle, joe stayly posted on twitter, quote, best of luck to alex in k.c., amazing teammate, friend and person. i know he will do great things there. another tweeted, quote, good luck mr. alex smith. i know you'll do great under andy reid in k.c., the ultimate pro. there are multiple reports the 49ers will
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